itunes.exe

Firseria

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The application itunes.exe by Firseria has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars. With this installer, users are expecting to download Apple's iTunes but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Appinstallr  (signed by Firseria)

Description:
setup mnger

Version:
3.1.12.8

MD5:
4b3561571e0ce768cb325b9fc7aecda1

SHA-1:
7373afdffde68f05a935f375baa2a7f8c5e55a1b

SHA-256:
4853e923a536dfcc7f66cea2bbea073459552c7d7158f3f1efd2a487d11aca69

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
11/25/2017 4:55:56 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba.Firseria.Bundler (M)
16.2.3.9

File size:
493.3 KB (505,120 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.14

Copyright:
copyright © 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\itunes.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 6:34:44 PM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 6:34:44 PM

Subject:
E=support@solimba.com, CN=Firseria, O=Firseria, L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
112130C3B28D7C9C29B8B07321EF3F8A1462

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/5/2014 3:59:07 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:NnKfyxV2ImdvPGBFfi8WuJ6+1x0KCYT88VtX0V:RKfwV2HtPgFfN9/pDq

Entry address:
0xE51A

Entry point:
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Code size:
114.5 KB (117,248 bytes)

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